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Qatar’s World Cup ‘slaves’

Sep 29th, 2013 | By

Qatar along with Saudi Arabia have invested $5 billion in the Syrian civil war. The goal of Qatar is to bring Sharia law to the secular Syrian state, the type of law practiced under the absolute undemocratic rule of royal families in Qatar. In an exclusive story two days ago The Guardian newspaper revealed the horrid facts of the treatment of “quest workers” in Qatar, who are the equivalent of slaves, used to prepare for the prestigious World Cup.

New Religious Freedom Coalition Video on Saudi Slavery

May 17th, 2013 | By

On May 16th the Religious Freedom Coalition released a new video on the situation of Saudi diplomats holding domestic workers in their Virginia mansion as slaves. The legal word for this slavery is “domestic servitude,” but by any name it is slavery.